Healthcare >> Analyst Interviews >> August 14, 2013

Oncology and Orphan Drugs Retain Pricing Power

Peaker, Boris
Boris Peaker, Ph.D., is Executive Director and Senior Analyst with Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., covering the biotechnology sector. Prior to joining Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., he was an Analyst at Rodman & Renshaw, covering small and midcap biotech companies across multiple therapeutic areas. Prior to Rodman & Renshaw, Dr. Peaker covered mid- and large-cap U.S.-based biopharmaceutical and biotechnology companies at Cowen Group. He began his career as a Consultant at Keelin Reeds Partners in Palo Alto, California, working exclusively with biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies on asset valuation, R&D portfolio management, M&A strategy, and royalty and equity financing. He holds a Ph.D. in biophysics from Stanford University and a dual B.S. in physics and chemistry from SUNY Stony Brook. Profile
TWST: What's gone on in the biotech space over the last year or so that's of note, if anything?

Mr. Peaker: There are a lot of things that has been going on in the space. As you could